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Despite her defeat in AI finale, Jessica Sanchez showered with praises 05/25/2012

Friday, May 25, 2012

Despite her defeat in AI finale, Jessica Sanchez showered with praises

05/25/2012
President Aquino led the heartbroken Philippines in heaping praise yesterday on a teenager of Filipino-Latino heritage following her loss in the final of US talent show American Idol.

Millions of Filipinos watched Jessica Sanchez, 16, compete against eventual winner Phillip Phillips in the live broadcast on cable television, virtually bringing the karaoke-crazy country to a standstill.

Residents of Bataan province near Manila, where the teenager’s mother traces her roots, went on an unauthorized “Jessica Sanchez” holiday, skipping school and work, according to media reports..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120525met2.html

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